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Fisheries Act (Northern Ireland) 1966

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122Marking of packages containing salmon, trout or eels.N.I.

(1)Every package containing salmon, trout or eels in course of transit in Northern Ireland shall be marked conspicuously on the outside with the words "salmon and trout' or the word "salmon', or the word "trout', or the word "eels', as the case may require, and shall have also marked thereon or on a label affixed thereto the name and address of the consignor thereof.

(2)Where any package containing salmon, trout or eels is not marked in the manner required by this section, any person—

(a)sending or consigning the package for transit in Northern Ireland; or

(b)carrying the package in Northern Ireland for reward (except in a case where that person proves that he did not know or could not reasonably have known that the package contained salmon, trout or eels);

shall be guilty of an offence under this Part.

123Penalties for offences under Part VII.N.I.

Any person guilty of an offence under any provision of this Part (other than [F1 section 110(6)]) shall be liable—

F2[(a)on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding £500 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months or to both such fine and such imprisonment;

(b)(except for an offence under section 120 or 122) on conviction on indictment to[F3 an unlimited fine] or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years or to both such fine and such imprisonment.]

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[F4123APower to apply this Part to other species of fish.N.I.

(1)The Department may by order provide that this Part shall apply, subject to such modifications and exceptions as may be specified in the order, to any species of freshwater fish so specified.

(2)In subsection (1) “modifications” includes additions, omissions and amendments.

(3)An order made under subsection (1) shall be subject to negative resolution.]

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